Episode 79 – Dames, Deeds and Popsicle Sticks

On this episode, we’re introduced to Jack Cassidy: a dame and detective in Edmonton 1936, and heroine of the podcast Hardboiled. And we get crafty with Kompany Family Theatre with their Puppets are Essential Too program.

Links:
Listen to Hardboiled.
Find out more about Empress of Blandings Productions.
Learn how to make Popsicle Puppets from Space!
Check out Kompany’s Instagram page.
See more from Kompany Family Theatre.
See the latest on our blog!

Grants:
Young Edmonton Grants – October 15
ECF Community Grants – Due December 1st
Look ahead to next year’s Student Awards.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Episode 78 – Millennials and Technology

On this episode, correspondent Emily Rendell-Watson talks with Karli Drew, Marina Banister and Stephen Robinson to explore the impact technology is having on the Millennial Generation.

This is the third of four Vital Topics that will be produced throughout the year. Our previous topics focused on Millennial Activism and Engagement, and  Millennials and Money.

Our final topic will look at the social and economic trends Millennials are setting.

Links:
Read the Vital Topic: Millenials and Technology.
Get your nerd on with the Vital Topic’s Resources.
See our past Vital Signs reports.
Connect with the lovely and formidable Karli Drew.
Follow the talented Marina Banister on Instagram.
And just try to keep with Stephen Robinson and his skill-building journey.
Follow journalist Emily Rendell-Watson on Twitter.
See the latest on our blog!

Grants:
Young Edmonton Grants – October 15
ECF Community Grants – Due December 1st
Look ahead to next year’s Student Awards.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

The music featured in the Millennial segment is called Young and Reckless by Yung Kartz.

Episode 77 – Anti-Racism in Action

On this special episode, we look at the actions Edmonton Community Foundation is taking to do our part in making Edmonton an equitable community. We’ll hear about four important projects that are being funded by ECF’s Anti-Racism Fund.

Links:
You Need This Box – Continue your journey toward anti-racism.
Listen to Is This For Real?
Say It Loud!
Find out more about the Centre for Race and Culture and their Round Table Series: Challenging Discrimination Through Community Conversations.
Read ECF’s Equity Statement.

Grants:
Al Maurer Awards – Due August 31st
Charmaine Letourneau Scholarships – Due August 31st
ECF Community Grants – Due September 1st

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Photo is courtesy of Andrew Paul.

Episode 76 – Not Just Any Old Goat

On this episode, we go wandering with a herd of goats! Turns out, they’re great at land conservation. Edmonton and Area Land Trust has hired a specialized herd of goats to help steward their land at Pipestone Creek, and we find out how these goats are helping.

Links:
Walk the trails at Pipestone Creek!
Find out more about how Edmonton and Area Land Trust is protecting Alberta’s wild-lands.
Check out Baah’d Plant Management and Reclamation.
Read more stories about Edmonton’s amazing charitable sector.
See the latest action by our COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund.

Grants:
Al Maurer Awards – Due August 31st
Charmaine Letourneau Scholarships – Due August 31st
ECF Community Grants – Due September 1st

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.